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Binay denies Mercado rap he acquired P15M log cabin

Vice President Jejomar Binay allegedly acquired a three-bedroom log cabin in the upscale Tagaytay Highlands but the property was not included in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) as it was in the name of his alleged dummy Gerry Limlingan, according to several documents furnished the Inquirer.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

In the Know: The Woodlands

The Woodlands is among the 10 communities found in Highland Homes, a luxurious residential community in Tagaytay City in Cavite province.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

In the Know: Binay SALN

In his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) for 2013, Vice President Jejomar Binay declared 11 real estate properties worth P13.8 million.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Veep sees Roxas hand in campaign against him

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday night accused Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, his potential rival in the 2016 presidential election, of having a hand in what he called was a smear campaign against him by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado—the star witness in the ongoing Senate inquiry into corruption allegations against him.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DAP fell short of objective–COA

The Commission on Audit has spoken: The controversial economic stimulus program of the Aquino administration fell short of its promise of accelerating spending.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

OPINION

Transempire

The murder of Jennifer Laude in Olongapo, with a US Marine being held as the suspect, has resulted in a term, “transgender,” being used all over the media often with some confusion.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Same-sex civil unions: unconstitutional

A primacy on publicly recognizing human dignity, not legal acrobatics, is now the mainstream argument for same-sex marriage.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Hot’ zones and global warming

Because of climate change, the rapidly heating oceans are causing more and more precipitation, creating “storms that have increased in power and ferocity.”

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Seniors entitled to full 20-percent discount, DTI says

If an establishment claims that its product is “on promo,” ask if the promo has been approved by the DTI. If the answer is “yes,” ask for a copy of the DTI approval.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Tradewinds

The Chinese junks travelled during the northeast monsoon around March to the Philippines and Indonesia, then around June the traders rode the southwest monsoon back.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

BUSINESS

BSP rules on big banks get tighter

The central bank has announced a third major regulation change in two days, this time ordering banks deemed “too big to fail” to set aside more substantial capital buffers for potential losses.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Fast-track LRT-2 deal post-award process, gov’t urged

The government was urged to fast-track the post-awarding process for the contract to operate and maintain Light Rail Transit Line 2, as the original timeline placed the turnover during the term of the next administration.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Rising household debt poses risks to growth of SE Asian economies

The continued rise in the levels of household debt held by Southeast Asian banks, which are now under pressure due to rising interest rates, may lead to a deterioration in consumer confidence that could lead to slower growth in the region.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH posts $98-M BOP surplus

The Philippines continued to make more money from overseas in September, as exports surged, imports slumped and income from remittances and outsourcing firms remained firm, official data released on Monday showed.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

BSP amends rules governing bank lending

Cash flow, not collateral, will soon be the main factor that banks will consider when lending money to consumers and small businesses following a major change in rules approved by regulators this week.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

SPORTS

Taulava fuels NLEX victory

Age still hasn’t slowed down 41-year-old Asi Taulava. The league’s oldest player this season took over for NLEX at the crunch, scoring 12 of his 21 points in the fourth period of a come-from-behind 101-96 decision of Globalport last night in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

IEM props up finals hopes

Instituto Estetico Manila boosted its hopes of nailing a finals berth after hammering out a 25-14, 25-22, 25-16 victory over Rizal Technological U yesterday in the men’s division of the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Third Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Pacquiao scores; Donaire absorbs KO

Manny Pacquiao scored a knockout of sorts while his once heir-apparent Nonito Donaire Jr. suffered a powerful one Sunday.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Commentary,Editors' Picks,Southpaw | Read More »

Ruthless Lions ambush Chiefs

Fast and ferocious right from the get-go, San Beda gave Arellano a rude welcome in the NCAA basketball tournament’s biggest stage.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,NCAA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Donaire’s two options: Quit or move down

Is the featherweight division too tough for Nonito Donaire Jr.?

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

LIFESTYLE

The ‘bahay-na-bato’ goes global

For the first time, a Filipino is on the shortlist of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF), the world’s largest annual gathering of architects and interior designers.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Risen from the ashes

Suddenly, everyone wants to go to Porac. A first-class municipality in Pampanga located some 25 kilometers off San Fernando, Porac was synonymous with lahar back in the 1990s. As a portion of Mt. Pinatubo lies in Porac, the town was one of the most badly hit towns when the volcano erupted in 1991.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

A ‘bromance’ to last a lifetime

As the third-generation Tantoco to helm the successful chain of Rustan’s supermarkets, Donnie Tantoco, president of Rustan’s Supercenters Inc. (RSCI), has long disproved the notion that one should never work with family.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Hospitalized children illustrate Christmas boxes for wine lovers, health buffs

Christmas bells are ringing at Healthy Options, Bow & Wow, Wine Story and Planet Grapes this October.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ermita to be declared a Heritage Zone

The architect for the redevelopment of the Army-Navy Club in Manila has said the building would be restored and rehabilitated even if much of its interiors has been emptied and all but the shell of the once-proud edifice remains after City Hall gave the go-signal for its demolition.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

ENTERTAINMENT

Kylie Padilla: The daughter comes into her own

Although being the daughter of Robin Padilla may be Kylie Padilla’s best credential, she is slowly stepping out of the shadow of her action star-dad.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Editor's Pick | Read More »

Gorgeous hunks’ secret stash exposed

File under A, for “Awkward.” During a home pictorial with Dashing Cutie, girlie magazines came tumbling out of the bookshelf.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

UK critics praise Gia, other Filipinos

The reviews are in and critics have showered “Here Lies Love,” which moved from New York to London, with glowing notices.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Being No. 1 is magic

Canadian pop band Magic! has been riding high on the success of its debut single “Rude,” whose feel-good and reggae-infused sound captivated listeners around the world and helped catapult it to the No. 1 spot of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in July.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Trekking from Pulag to Fuji

It has been quite a journey so far for young filmmaker Pepe Diokno and the cast and crew of his second film “Above the Clouds,” which is competing in the Asian Future section of the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (Oct. 23 to 31).

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

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